liver adenoma

liver adenoma

A rare solitary, round, well-circumscribed and encapsulated mass of benign liver tissue, which is more common in women age 20 to 40. In 10% the lesions are multiple; the presence of > 10 lesions is known as liver cell adenomatosis.

Aetiology
Oral contraceptives, anabolic steroids, diabetes, metabolic disorders.

Management
Excision.

liver adenoma

Adenoma of liver, hepatic adenoma, hepatocellular adenoma A rare solitary rounded, well-circumscribed and encapsulated mass–10% are multiple of benign liver tissue, which occurs in ♀ age 30-40, and is pathogenically linked to the used of oral contraceptives; 70% are solitary; rarely 10 or more may be present, a condition termed liver cell adenomatosis Management Excision
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